Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol43 Issue54 29 January–2 February 2018

NHMRC Career Development Fellowships 2019:
Important Dates and Notifications
ANU Joint Colleges of Science

Proposals are now open in RGMS for NHMRC Career Development Fellowships for funding commencing in 2019. Please contact the Research Office by emailing as soon as possible if you intend to apply in this round, for this or any other NHMRC grant. The Research Office deadline for complete draft proposals is 5pm, Wednesday, 14 February 2018.

17 Jan 2018 - Proposals open in RGMS. Please create your application asap.

14 Feb 2018 - Complete Draft Proposal due to Research Office for Standard Review. 

28 Feb 2018 -  Complete Draft Proposal due to Research Office – Hard Deadline.

Applicants from the College of Science – Your proposal will not be submitted after this date.*

Applicants from the College of Health and Medicine – You will be responsible for reviewing your application for compliance and Dean approval will be required before submission.

28 Feb 2018 - Final application, CPA Tool submission, and NHMRC Consent form due to College Research Office.

7 Mar 2018 - NHMRC Proposal Submission Deadline. 5:00 pm

August 2018 ** - Completion of Application Peer Review process.

October 2018** - Notification of Outcomes.

* Exceptions apply in the case of serious and unforeseen circumstances (e.g. serious illness, death in the family); any requests for exemption should be made by the School Director to the Dean.

** Dates subject to change.

Definitions: Standard Review:
This is a full compliance and eligibility review. We also read your application content and provide advice on how well you have addressed the selection criteria, as well as how coherent the application is as a whole.

Compliance Review:
We check that your application meets the minimum standards for compliance and eligibility (e.g. formatting, allowable budget items, etc.). No content review occurs.

Important Notes:
• This scheme does not have a minimum data deadline or rebuttals.
• Applicants should review their responsibilities under the ANU policy and procedure regarding external funding:
• Applications will be reviewed in order of receipt, and the level of review will depend on the date of receipt and your College.

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